Driver slams into Long Beach home

A man driving on West Olive Street claimed that he lost control of his vehicle when he slammed into a car and home in The Walks neighborhood on Thursday, Long Beach Fire Chief Joseph Miller …

Long Beach to provide free sunscreen at beaches

For those who forget to bring their sunscreen to the beach or simply run out of the protective lotion, don’t fret: the city will have beachgoers covered when it installs free sunscreen dispensers …

Jacobs backing three for Long Beach City Council

Nassau County Democratic Committee Chairman Jay Jacobs said the party is backing incumbents Scott Mandel and Chumi Diamond for Long Beach City Council this year, as well as newcomer John Bendo, the …

Thousands flocked to L.B. for Long Island Pride Parade

The streets of Long Beach were dressed with rainbows on Sunday when thousands of residents and visitors marched in the Rise with Pride parade to celebrate the last day of Pride on the Beach. The 27th …

City to beachgoers: Stay off the jetties

With the summer beach crowds looming, the City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to establish penalties for those who walk on the jetties that are being rebuilt by the Army Corps of Engineers. …

Long Beach to install cameras on boardwalk

The City Council approved the summer installation of security cameras on the boardwalk on May 16, part of a citywide public safety measure that includes the use of license plate readers. The …

Maragos announces his pick to replace him as comptroller

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, who is running for county executive as a Democrat, introduced Ama Yawson, of Freeport, on Wednesday as the candidate he would like to see take his place as comptroller.

Guest Column

The new jetties are beautiful — and dangerous

As we enjoy watching the Army Corps of Engineers rebuild our jetties to make them more resilient, we must remember that it’s not for recreational purposes. Every time I am sightseeing from the …

Guest Column

Long Beach’s smart recovery continues

Five years ago, we inherited a fiscal crisis from the previous administration, and just 10 months into our first term, we were all hit with Superstorm Sandy. Though progress has not come easy, Long …

Lola’s hosts Long Beach Waterfront Warriors fundraiser

The Long Beach Waterfront Warriors held its 10th annual fundraiser at Lola’s Kitchen & Wine Bar on May 8 to support wounded soldiers. The nonprofit organization helps provide a much-needed …